|Profiles in Courage: John Slaton|
Georgia governor John M. Slaton becomes the target of violent threats when he commutes the death sentence of Jewish convicted murderer Leo Frank in 1915. Stars Walter Matthau as John M. Slaton. Part of a series from John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage.
Keywords: john; slaton; leo; frank; john; kennedy; jew; judaism; anti; semitism; walter; matthau
|"The Walter Winchell Show" - 13/December/1953|
Episode of "The Walter Winchell Show". It was a combination of gossip and commentary in the format of a TV Sunday-evening "news" show.
Keywords: Classic TV; ABC; 1950's Television; Live Television; Kinescope; News; Gossip; Walter Winchell; 1953
Downloads: 4,687 (14 reviews)
|POWs Pawns Of War - United States. Department of Defense|
2 episodes of CBS Reports from 1971: POWs Pawns of War Pts 1 and 2."Summary: CBS documentary on treatment of US prisoners in North Vietnam and Viet Cong prisoners in South Vietnam. CBS reporters interview wives and families of American POWS. NOT TO BE RELEASED WITHOUT PERMISSION OF CHIEF/AMPD-RC. COMMENTS: Keeping for the record. Standard poor, off the air. Kinescope quality."National Archives Identifier: 34861 and 34862
Keywords: Vietnam War; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons; Walter Cronkite; POWs; Classic TV
|''Telephone Time'' - Recipe for Success|
An episode of the 1950s anthology series "Telephone Time". This episode is loosely based on the real-life story of Henri Charpentier. Cast includes Walter Slezak, with Sebastian Cabot in a small role. Originally aired 11 February 1958 on ABC.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Dramatic; Walter Slezak; Sebastian Cabot; Telephone Time
|''Telephone Time'' - Man with a Beard|
An episode of 1950s anthology series "Telephone Time". This episode is (unconvincingly) set in the 1800s, and is about a man who refuses to shave. Problems ensue. Originally aired 15 April 1956 on CBS.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Dramatic; Telephone Time; Walter Coy
|''Stage 7'' - The Traveling Salesman|
An episode of dramatic anthology series "Stage 7", starring George Montgomery, with supporting cast including Alan Hale Jr, Gloria Talbott, Karen Steele, Walter Baldwin, and Richard Reeves. This studio-bound episode is something of a comedy, and has a western setting. Originally broadcast 12 June 1955. Not a great episode, but has an interesting concept.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Stage 7; Anthology; Anthology series; Comedy; Drama; George Montgomery; Alan Hale, Jr; Gloria Talbott; Karen Steele; Walter Baldwin; Western; Richard Reeves; Jr; Gloria Talbott; Karen Steele; Walter Baldwin; Western; Richard Reeves
Downloads: 582 (1 review)
|''What's My Line?'' - 26 August 1956|
An episode of "What's My Line", a popular 1950s game show. Hosted by John Daly, panelists are Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf, and Robert Q. Lewis. Mystery guests are Del Webb and Daniel Topping, and Walter Pidgeon
Keywords: Classic TV; Game show; 1950s; 1956; Panel show; Panel game; What's My Line; Walter Pidgeon; Live television
|''Four Star Playhouse'' - With All My Heart|
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode stars Ida Lupino, Walter Coy and Noreen Nash, and was originally broadcast on 21 April 1955 on CBS. However, this is a syndication copy under the "Star Performance" title. (I do hope this upload turns out OK. If there are any problems please let me know on the classic TV message board). Note: This contains, yes, smoking doctors, and features Ida Lupino playing an overweight woman.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Ida Lupino; Walter Coy; Noreen Nash; Anthology series; Anthology; Drama; Smoking doctor; Smoking doctors; Four Star Playhouse
|''Kraft Music Hall'' - 17 December 1958|
An episode of "Kraft Music Hall", an NBC variety series. Hosted by Milton Berle, this episode also features Eydie Gormé and Walter Pidgeon. Lots of music and comedy. This episode also contains lots of fun dated references, as well as the original commercials for various products by Kraft. I believe this was originally telecast in colo(u)r, but this copy is in black-and-white. I don't know if the colo(u)r version still exists.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Milton Berle; Kraft Music Hall; Eydie Gorme; Walter Pidgeon; Dated; Humor; Comedy; Song; Music; Old
|''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Listener|
Popular entertainment from the mid-1950s. In this episode of anthology series "Four Star Playhouse", Ida Lupino plays a woman who intends to murder her husband. Episode originally broadcast on 2 February 1956 on CBS. Please note that this episode appears under the "Star Performance" syndication title, but still run the correct 25 minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Murder; 1956; Ida Lupino; Paul Bryar; Walter Coy; Nan Boardman; Richard Lupino; Ralph Moody